Torrential rainfall, flash floods and tornadoes in Texas and Oklahoma over the Memorial Day weekend have left at least five people dead and thousands displaced. The record rainfall comes after a multi-year drought.
In Wimberley, a town outside of Austin, officials are noting some of the worst damage, with recovery teams looking for as many as 12 people who went missing, eight of whom were in a house that was swept away by the floods.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Kate McGee, who is covering the story for KUT in Austin.
This segment aired on May 26, 2015.